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Quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers throws under pressure from defensive end Derrick Shelby #79 and defensive end Cameron Wake #91 of the Dolphins in the second quarter during a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida.   The Dolphins beat the Chargers 37-0. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Dolphins, Lions Put Top Defenses On Display

The Miami Dolphins have been playing some of their best football in years over the past several weeks, and opposing teams are starting to take notice.

11/08/2014

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Bears Bad At Home, Dolphins Look To Capitalize

The Chicago Bears have shown they can win on the road. Now, they must do the same at home.

10/17/2014

Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the replacement officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Source: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

‘Fail Mary’ Rematch Opens NFL Season As Seahawks Host Packers

At some point they will take a moment to acknowledge the celebration taking place around them. Pete Carroll and his team will step back from an offseason focused on forgetting what happened in 2013 and for a brief second appreciate the festivities commemorating Seattle’s first Super Bowl title.

09/04/2014

Sam Bradford #8 of the St. Louis Rams drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on August 23, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Source: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rams QB Bradford Tears ACL, Out For Season…Again

Jeff Fisher shared the bad news with Sam Bradford on Sunday morning.

08/25/2014

Safety Jalen Watkins #14 of the Florida Gators breaks up a pass to wide receiver Wesley Tate #24 of the Vanderbilt Commodores November 5, 2011 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. (Source:  Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Eagles Select DB Watkins, DL Hart

Chip Kelly is loading up on players he recruited.

05/10/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 23: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers passes against the Atlanta Falcons during a game at Candlestick Park on December 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kaepernick, Strong Defense Help Establish 49ers Among NFL’s Best In 2013

Although they made a deeper playoff push a year ago, the 2013 season for the 49ers was far from a letdown. The team continued to improve each week, and heading into the off season know that they have a quarterback and defense that is going to make them contenders for years to come.

01/21/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Carolina Panthers at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Want Payback In Rematch With Carolina Panthers

Up next for the 49ers are the Carolina Panthers. Although the Panthers came to Candlestick earlier this season and beat San Francisco, the 49ers are the better team and have a very good shot at winning their second straight road playoff game.

01/07/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Newton Needs Panthers Players To Step Up

The Carolina Panthers had to win the last game of the season to get the NFC South title and a first-round bye so it’s not like it was a time they could rest their players. Steve Smith had to sit out with an injury, and there were not a lot of other options for Cam Newton to rely on, but there need to be.

12/31/2013

SEATTLE - DECEMBER 29: Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates a touchdown with teamamates against the St. Louis Rams on December 29, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Which Team Is The Best Opponent for Seattle?

Seattle has already faced, and beaten, both the Saints and 49ers this season but not the Packers. Does the unknown help or hurt a team in the Playoffs?

12/31/2013

San Francisco 49ers v Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kaepernick, 49ers Rip Bucs 33-14, Win 4th In A Row

The San Francisco 49ers are hitting their stride at the right time.

12/15/2013

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